Established: 1876

Total students: 24 000

Foreign students: 2 000

Department: 10

 Contact information: 308015, Belgorod, ul. Victory, 85

The Mission of Belgorod State National Research University is to solve research problems of the international and national scale and, harmoniously integrating the educational, research, social and cultural functions of the University, to train highly qualified professionals capable of ensuring the competitiveness of Russia and Belgorod region on the global socioeconomic arena, preserving and developing the cultural and moral legacy of the country and the region.

BNRU today - is:

24,000 students from 85 regions of Russia;
more than 2,000 foreign students from 78 countries;
16 joint educational programs with leading universities in Europe, Asia Pacific and the United States;
educational programs of undergraduate and graduate programs in English;
over 140 interuniversity cooperation agreements;
11 corresponding members and academicians of RAS,
More than 1200 doctors and candidates of sciences,
7 institutions and 3 faculty;
Medical College;
2 branches;
Chairs 98, 12 of which are basic;
Practice at the department of nanotechnologies and nanomaterials
278 prolitsenzirovannyh specialties of secondary and higher education;
12 tips for doctoral and master's theses;
53 scientific directions of fundamental and applied research, including:
24 directions of social and humanities,
29 - technical and natural science;
1 Scientific School;
55 scientific and educational centers and laboratories;
3 Center for collective use of scientific equipment;
38 innovative and promotional agencies;
6 research centers;
Technopark "High-Tech" BNRU with a business incubator;
IIP "Tsitoinstrument BNRU" is engaged in development and production of microcapillaries for assisted reproductive technologies and cell
Regional Center for Intellectual Property;
26 areas of training 80 post-graduate educational programs;
Students' Union, bringing together 19 student associations;
Belgorod International UN Model
UN Club - the student association of performing projects related to the political activities of international organizations. The main activity - holding Belgorod International Model United Nations.
Youth Cultural Center, which includes 16 student amateur groups;
Corporate Library System NIU "BNRU":
6 reading rooms,
5 subscriptions,
1.2 million copies in the fund;.More than 4000 computers (BNRU with branches and medical college).On one computer in the university there are 4 full-time students;
72 computer classrooms (BNRU with branches and medical college);
20 educational buildings;
6 student dormitories;
"Belgorod" Publishing House;
A university church of the Archangel Gabriel;
Pharmacy and production;
Wellness Complex "Nezhegol";
Museum Complex (University History Museum, Zoological Museum, Geological and mineralogicheky Museum, N. Strakhov Library and Museum);
Polyclinic BNRU;
Horse-riding school;
Training complex Svetlana Khorkina.

In 2015, the BNRU became one of the top 150 universities in developing Europe and Central Asia in the rating of the British company QS Quacquarelli Symonds: position 141-150 (QS University Rankings: Emerging Europe and Central Asia -2015), In the webometric rating of the Spanish company Cybermetrics (Webometrics Ranking of World Universities), BelSU is among the best 2000 universities in the world: 1757th position among 15000 international participants and 18 position among 1531 Russian universities and scientific organizations.

According to the results of efficiency monitoring of universities in 2015, BelSU entered the Top-20 of the best Russian universities by:

the number of active dissertation (13th place);
the number of publications indexed in Web of Science and Scopus databases (19th place);
the number of intramural postgraduates (20th place);
R&D volume, exceeded 1 billion of rubles (20th place)

NIU "BSU" in 2015 entered the top twenty of the leading Russian universities in the number of foreign students.


Institute of Law
Institute of Education
Faculty of Physical Education
Faculty of preschool, primary and special education
Faculty of History and Philology
Faculty of Mathematics and Science Education
Department of Foreign Languages
Psychology faculty
Institute of Medicine
Faculty of general medicine and pediatrics
Faculty of Dentistry
Faculty of Pharmacy
Medical College
Center for Continuing Professional medical and pharmaceutical education
Institute of Intercultural Communication and International Relations
preparatory Faculty
Institute of Management
Graduate School of Management
Economics Institute
Institute of Engineering Technology and Natural Sciences
Faculty of Mining and Environmental Sciences
Department of journalism
Faculty of social and theological
Alexis branch
Stary Oskol branch